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The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

Photo of Dr. Joe NealDr. Joe NealProfessor of Weed Science, Extension Specialist & Department Extension Leader
Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple …

Photo of Danny LauderdaleDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent - Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region

Hellebores or Lenten Roses

Hellebores or Lenten Roses Hellebores or Lenten Roses are small lovely small evergreen groundcover and/or perennials that add color to …

WBG Open House

Newsarticle Cyndi Lauderdale May 4, 2012 Wilson Botanical Garden Open House The Wilson Botanical Garden will host an open house to dedicate its …

Photo of Cyndi LauderdaleCyndi LauderdaleExtension Agent, Agriculture, Commercial Ornamental and Consumer Horticulture

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What is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

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Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil

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14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

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Are Neighbors Benefiting from Wine Tourism Development? Perceptions from the North Carolina Piedmont Triad

This publication discusses how residents of the North Carolina Triad area perceive the benefits of …

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Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

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Understanding Climate, Planning, and Response Terms within the Forestry Context

New and existing professionals working in the realm of climate education, research, and outreach need …